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Philly-based ZOOM Interiors walks away from Shark Tank deal
Wednesday, June 17, 2015
Madeline Fraser, Elizabeth Grover and Beatrice Fischel-Bock founded Zoom Interiors to provide virtual interior design consultations. One year in, they went on Shark Tank. One year later, they're investor-less but more business savvy.
The 'American' watchmaker: From Mount Everest to Grove City
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
A picturesque rehabbed farm in western Pennsylvania is the site of Kobold Expedition Tools, a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility that has pioneered a rebirth in American watchmaking. This story first appeared in livingthegrove.com and has been updated to include information about the April 25 earthquake in Nepal.
Innovative architects transform abandoned sites into neighborhood icons
Wednesday, December 03, 2014
Through innovative sustainability and re-use practices, local design firms are preserving essential pieces of Pittsburgh history by turning neglected structures into neighborhood icons.
Meet the brains behind the city's brightest tech ideas
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Follow along on a four-day whirlwind of technological innovation, creative invention and mind-blowing possibility. The Pittsburgh Regional Alliance's Tech Crawl unveils the brains behind the city's best and brightest ideas for the future.
Local biz in da' Burgh: A Q&A with Dan Rugh of Commonwealth Press
Wednesday, July 09, 2014
Commonwealth Press is the perfect example of the Pittsburgh startup dream—an entrepreneurial web designer made good. Learn more about how Dan Rugh translated tech and design skills into a successful branding firm and silk screen press.
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Casual dining options come to Lawrenceville with The Vandal, Smoke BBQ Taqueria and more
Local architecture firm honored for design of sustainable Haitian community center
Sheraton Pittsburgh at Station Square completes $15 million renovation
Trade Union hosts trunk show at Mon Wharf
24/7 artist workspace to expand in Etna
Name that suite! A new hotel downtown invites 'Burghers to do just that
Local architect's home featured in Dwell magazine
AIA recognizes local firms for design excellence
Warhol Museum debuts new first-floor design inspired by the artist's own space
ULI Placemaking awards honors five Pittsburgh projects; Tom Murphy issues a challenge for Pittsburgh
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Local Etsy artist takes wholesale business to next level
Source: The New York Times
The Last Billboard makes Buzzfeed
The Wall Street Journal takes on Pittsburgh's public steps debate
Source: The Wall Street Journal
Local woodworking firm wins Best of Houzz 2014 award
Casepops, a 2014 DATA Award finalist, makes national news
Did progressive parking policies propel Pittsburgh past Detroit?
Source: DC Streetblog
Mod Cloth cites Pittsburgh as reason for growth
Source: San Francisco Chronicle
The secrets behind the successful launch of Design Allies on Facebook
Source: Association of Architecture Organizations
Google Pittsburgh office's ultra cool design featured in photo slide show
"412creative" launches, a blog about the best advertising and design in Pittsburgh
Source: 412 creative
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Trusst uses engineering to design the perfect bra
Web Design Day to showcase Pittsburgh talent
Spand-Ice offers wearable back pain relief
CMU soft robot inspires Disney's Big Hero 6
Carnegie Mellon professor explores facial preference
Whistl: Smartphone case uses technology to fend off assault
Children's garden in North Braddock has super powers
Touch your data with Kinetica
Iontank: Bringing the imagination to life through interactive technology
This passive house. Pittsburgh firm explores pure energy efficient design
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Hey kids: 'It's an Antiques Roadshow for your own ideas and inventions'
Make Vibrobots or just mess with googly eyes and 3D printers on SparkTruck
Fallingwater residencies open to rising students, teachers
Human-computer interaction: the best are invisible, say Tech Council and Designers
Sculpting with cans and feeding the hungry: it's a balancing act
Unconventional items meet convention center at Handmade Arcade
Question of the week: Is your website handicap accessible?
CMU's UDream: Promoting diversity within the city's architecture and urban design community
CreHAITIves: The city's creative community mobilizes for Haiti
Unique holiday gift program helps keep Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater from falling into disrepair
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